-phil


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-phil

 
word element [Gr.], one having an affinity for something. Also, -phile. adj., adj -phil´ic.

-phil

, -phile-philic-philia
Affinity for, craving for.
See also: philo-.
[G. philos, fond, loving; phileō, to love]

-phil

word element [Gr.], one having an affinity for something. Also -phile. -phil´ic

-phil, -philic, -philous

suffix meaning "of that which has an attraction to or is stained by": chromaphil, hydrophil, lipophil.

-phil

, -phile , -philic , -philia
Combining forms denoting affinity for, craving for.
[G. philos, fond, loving; phileō, to love]